Jackson, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 15,241 housing units in Jackson. This represents a 2.9% decline from 15,689 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 15,209 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 32 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Jackson is about 57.6%. Jackson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.8%. Average household size is 2.48 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Jackson were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.60%
One Bedroom15.10%
Two Bedrooms30.90%
Three Bedrooms37.60%
Four Bedrooms11.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$64,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$61,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1949
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$434

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage4.90%
Home Equity Loan7.10%
Simple Mortgage50.70%
Debt Free36.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%